Scarlet Fever

App score: 61/100 About the Orcha review

Scarlet fever is a disease that can occur as a result of a group A Streptococcus (group A strep) infection.

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Platform: Android

Cost: Entirely Free

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Condition(s) this app helps

  • Cough

Description

Scarlet fever is a disease that can occur as a result of a group A Streptococcus (group A strep) infection. The signs and symptoms include a sore throat, fever, headaches, swollen lymph nodes, and a characteristic rash. The rash is red and feels like sandpaper and the tongue may be red and bumpy. It most commonly affects children between five and fifteen years of age. Scarlet fever affects a small number of people who have either strep throat or streptococcal skin infections. The bacteria are usually spread by people coughing or sneezing. It can also be spread when a person touches an object that has the bacteria on it and then touches their mouth or nose. The characteristic rash is due to the erythrogenic toxin, a substance produced by some types of the bacterium. The diagnosis is typically confirmed by culturing the throat.


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App score: 61/100

More details

Reviewed on: 13 June 2018 (Independently reviewed for us by ORCHA)

  • General Information
Data Collection

Because this App doesn't collect Data there is minimal risk to your privacy and confidentiality from the use of this App.

Professional Assurance

It wasn't clear from our review that a suitably qualified professional or organisation was involved in the Apps development.

It wasn't clear from our review how regularly the advice and guidance given by the App was reviewed and updated by relevant professionals.

Testing

It wasn't clear from our review that the App had been through end user testing as part of its design and development.

Customisation

The App does provide customisable features.

End User Capacity

The App does provide support for users with poor sight.

The App does provide support for users with hearing difficulties.

Support

The App doesn't appear to have a clear approach to dealing with user issues.

Cost

The App is entirely free to use.


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